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***LOUISIANA RESIDENTS*** What is your opinion of the grants for grads program?

I’ve read a lot and did a some research, now I would like to know the opinion of the citizens. The Grants for Grads Program is established in recognition that many Louisiana’s residents relocate from Louisiana upon completion of their college careers due to a perceived lack of economic opportunity. Homeownership reflects a commitment to remain in Louisiana and continue the tradition and culture of the state.

The grants for grads awards any Louisiana resident who has received an associate, baccalaureate, masters/postgraduate degree on or after January 1, 2008 and was:

As a LA resident I have been very aware of the outflow of LA college graduates. I have never heard of this program, but I see the need for it and I will definitely look into it.

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Posted by mark - January 15, 2017 at 5:18 am

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Does emeril’s cooking taste that good?

Has anyone tasted his cooking it all the hype for real cause he does things that dont look good & mom has noted many cooking errors from this so called expert. He bothers me thinking that new orleans is the only place for cooking louisiana…shucks that’s the nastiest cookin i’m in louisiana i live there & the good cooking is everywhere else…but he is a yankee…they think hot sauce & garlic are god sents when we cook with more than those and the trinity as he said.

His recipes all seem to have so many ingredients that I start to read them and move on to another. He has never been one of my favorites. As a side note, we ate at his restaurant Delmonicos in Las Vegas and had an expensive, but wonderful steak dinner. We later ate at his restaurant in Orlando – can’t remember the name – and we were not impressed at all. Overpriced and forgettable.

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Posted by mark - January 14, 2017 at 4:59 am

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SoyBean Festival “Wayne Toups”

Rare clip from KennyGProductions, back in time to October of 1987 at the once held in Milton Louisiana “Soybean Festival”

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Posted by mark - January 11, 2017 at 3:41 am

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Clifton Chenier (clip)

Clifton Chenier is the undisputed master of Zydeco (or “la-la music”), a folk-blues style played and sung by French-speaking blacks in Southern Louisiana and Southern Texas. In this documentary, we see both aspects of Clifton Chenier’s life, the public and the private, as he performs his music and enjoys himself with his friends and family. Produced and directed by Carl Colby. 58 minutes, color.

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Posted by mark - January 1, 2017 at 8:30 pm

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The Culinary Tour: a Gem in the Realm of Vacations

If you’re an avid traveller, you’re likely to have taken all the ‘usual’ vacations – from beach breaks and mountain retreats to spa getaways. And if you don’t get the opportunity to travel much, you’ll undoubtedly want your trips to be extraordinary and well-worth your time. The reality is that while there are countless types of fulfilling recreational pursuits out there, travellers are always looking for new and interesting ways to spend their vacations. After all, everyone wants to come away with a holiday experience that’s not only unique, but unforgettable.

A gem in the realm of vacations has long been the culinary tour. Yet this type of getaway has kept a perpetual sense of novelty, quite simply because there are so many ways to relish it. When you go to a beach, you can expect sun, sand and waves; but when you take a tour reflecting all the cultural and culinary influences upon the cuisine of a region, you might come away with much more than you bargained for. Simply put, if you love travelling, enjoy trying new things and can’t get your fill of good food, a culinary tour is the perfect type of vacation for you.

No matter where you go these days, there’s something delicious to eat. But there are certainly parts of the US which boast a rich culinary history. One of these is undoubtedly New Orleans, Louisiana. Sure, New Orleans is famous for its Mardi Gras celebration and Jazz Fest; but the city, known as “The Big Easy,” is also world-renowned for its culinary customs. New Orleans is noted for its mix of cultures, each of which has held on to its past traditions in some way – and food, like music, just happens to be one of the most prominent of these traditions.

Tour the city’s most famous kitchens and dining rooms – particularly in the French quarter and along Bourbon Street – and learn about the many ethnic influences that have helped shape its history and unique cuisine. Pick up on the culinary contributions of historic restaurants in the area, dating from 1840 to present, and learn the distinctions between Creole and Cajun foods! No matter how you go about it, you can’t go wrong with a culinary tour in New Orleans.

Alternatively, why not combine a culinary tour with a wine-tasting excursion? Napa Valley, California is undoubtedly the ideal destination if this idea strikes your fancy. Napa Valley is the American capital of food and wine, and a region which attracts countless visitors from around the world each year. By touring a winery, you can come to appreciate the various processes involved in producing an exquisite wine – from harvesting and fermentation to ageing. And aside from all the fantastic culinary treasures and premium wines, you can expect stunning, picturesque scenery. Whether you’re a novice or an accomplished wine connoisseur, a wine and culinary tour in Napa Valley is guaranteed to delight you. Moreover, Napa Valley is just 30 miles north of San Francisco, so you could easily make your way down to try the culinary treats of the “Golden Gate City” – which includes those in America’s largest Chinatown.

If you’re considering a culinary tour, rest assured that you’ll find a number of fantastic options for accommodation – regardless of whether you’re off to the east coast, west coast or deep south. A culinary tour is truly one of the best ways to become acquainted with a city’s culture and unique character – so why not book a culinary tour today and prepare to have your taste buds dazzled!

Martin Mcallister
http://www.articlesbase.com/travel-articles/the-culinary-tour-a-gem-in-the-realm-of-vacations-90949.html

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Posted by mark - December 30, 2016 at 7:08 pm

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Where in louisiana do they sale cooked alligator meat ?


Places like by Bayou Areas. Little stores. In Grand Isle, Carrenco, And In Baton Rouge..

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Posted by mark - December 27, 2016 at 4:59 pm

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Has anyone ever heard of the Canary Island descendants called Los Isleños in Louisiana?

I’m a Canary Island descendant of Louisiana and I was just curious if anyone ever heard of us or our culture. Dime la verdad. ~ Viva Los Isleños en Luisiana!

You have a fascinating heritage and culture. The islenos of St. Bernard Parrish can trace their roots in Louisiana back to the original Spaniards who came to Louisiana and before that, Tenerife and the Canary Islands. The Canary Islands were the first place colonized by the Spanish Empire in the 1300s.

Unfortunately, many families were affected by Hurricane Katrina,
as well as your Los Islenos of the Canary Islands Museum.

I thought you and others might like this website.
http://www.losislenos.org/history.htm

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Posted by mark - December 18, 2016 at 12:58 pm

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Savoy Music Center, Eunice, La

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Savoy Music Center, Eunice, La

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Savoy Music Center, Eunice, La

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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

Savoy Music Center, Eunice, La

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Phototgraphy of Louisiana Tourism Locations & Events – Peter A Mayer Advertising / Assoc. Creative Director: Neil Landry; Account Executives: Fran McManus & Lisa Costa; Art Production: Janet Riehlmann

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Posted by Kayra - December 17, 2016 at 12:32 pm

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EDDIE BO @ Louisiana Music Factory – Special Appearance 2007

CDs Available @ Link Below
http://www.louisianamusicfactory.com
Special Appearance
Mister Eddie Bo
New Orleans Royalty Ya’ll
INSTORE – JULY 14, 2007

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Posted by mark - December 4, 2016 at 4:55 am

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12 Stones – Lie to Me (Official Music Video HD)

Band: 12 Stones
Song: Lie to Me
Album: Anthem for the Underdog (2007)
Origin: Mandeville, Louisiana, USA
Genres: Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Christian rock
Years active 2000 — present
Labels Wind-up Records
Website http://www.12stones.com

Members
Paul McCoy
Eric Weaver
Justin Rimer
Kevin Dorr
Mike McManus

Former members
Aaron Gainer
Shawn Wade
Greg Trammell
Pat Quave
Stephen Poff

12 Stones is a post-grunge band from Mandeville, Louisiana. Lead vocalist Paul McCoy was also featured in the Evanescence single “Bring Me to Life”, for which he won a Grammy.

The four band members met in Mandeville, Louisiana, a small suburb north of New Orleans, and within 15 months were signed to a record deal with Wind-up Records.

“Shadows” from Potter’s Field was used in a trailer for the film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. “Photograph” (also from Potter’s Field) appeared on the Elektra movie soundtrack 2005. “My Life” from their self-titled album was featured on the soundtrack of The Scorpion King in 2002. “Broken” (also from the self-titled album) served as the official theme song for WWE’s Judgment Day pay-per-view in May 2002 and “Home” (also from the self-titled album) was the song used for the WWE Desire video for Kurt Angle. The band also recorded the song “Let Go” exclusively for the Daredevil movie soundtrack. Songs “Running out of Pain” and “Back Up” were used on Cheating Death, Stealing Life – The Eddie Guerrero Story.

In November 2009, the band recorded their fourth studio album, with producer David Bendeth. “We Are One”, the first single from the new album, was released on April 6. The song Premiered on noisecreep on 29 March 2010, the very same day being leaked to radio by WBSX (97.9X) in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Recently, “We Are One” was used by World Wrestling Entertainment as the theme song for the renegade faction formed by the NXT first season graduates known as The Nexus.

Anthem for the Underdog Album
Anthem for the Underdog is third album by rock band 12 Stones. It was released on August 14, 2007. The first single is “Lie to Me”, which is available to listen on 12 Stones’ MySpace and official website along with the second single “Anthem For The Underdog”, which was featured in the movie Never Back Down. Both singles have charted in the top 30 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, while “It Was You” charted in the top 10 on Christian Rock charts. The current single is the song “Adrenaline” which was the theme song for the Met-Rx World’s Strongest Man competition in 2007.

The song “World So Cold” was used in a tribute video found on YouTube for the victims of the Virginia Tech massacre shooting. In a bulletin posted on the band’s MySpace page, the band said that they were surprised the song surfaced because it had not been released.

The track “Broken Road” was co-written with former American Idol contestant and Daughtry frontman Chris Daughtry.

The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at Number 53.

High Quality (HQ) & High Definition (HD) 720p Best Quality (Mejor Calidad)
Luckymann’s Music YUTV21 / Rok cristiano en inglés

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Posted by mark - November 16, 2016 at 6:49 pm

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